The Volcano That's Terrorizing the Skies Over Europe

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There's a volcano in Iceland that's spewing so much ash into the air that it's grounding flights all over northern Europe.

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The normally kinda timid volcano Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland has decided to shrug off it's pussy-cat demeanor and kick up an ash plume that's caused air-traffic control in the UK, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Denmark to to keep airplanes safe on the tarmac.

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The flights here (Netherlands) are canceled too. Except for private, smaller jets, because they only fly 1,5 km up.

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So first they owe us money, and then they do this! Iceland! ^%#$^%!

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I'm only joking, of course. Sort of.